United Arab Emirates

Will Qatar withdraw its funds from London in the wake of the Telegraph's campaign?

The Middle East Monitor 23 October 2014
By Muhammad Abd Al-Salam

British newspaper The Telegraph, and its sister paper The Sunday Telegraph, have recently published a series of reports linking Qatar with support for terrorism around the

 

Islamic Bank of Britain changes name to Al Rayan Bank

Zawya 23 October 2014

Islamic Bank of Britain plc (IBB), (www.islamic-bank.com), the UK's only wholly Sharia compliant retail bank, today announced that, subject to formal shareholder approval, it

 

Sharjah International Book Fair details revealed

http://gulfnews.com 23 October 2014

The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (ISESCO), will be the guest of honour at the Sharjah International Book Fair this year. The announcement was

 

Kuwati Muslim Brotherhood Leader Offers Advice To Malaysian Muslim Brotherhood Political Party

Malaysian media is reporting on political advice offered to the country’s Muslim Brotherhood linked political party by Kuwaiti Muslim Brotherhood leader Tariq Suwaidan.

 

Qatar Awareness Campaign: Brookings and Follow the Money

Right Side Publications 15 October 2014
By Qatar Awareness Campaign

Dear Mr. Strobe Talbott: This letter is being sent to you on behalf of the Qatar Awareness Campaign Coalition. The purpose is to inform you and the public of the activities

 

Confronting American Schools Pushing For Islam & Sharia

LIBERTY NEWS ON LINE 15 October 2014
By Rev Larry Wallenmeyer

This letter is being sent to you on behalf of the Qatar Awareness Campaign Coalition. The purpose is to inform you and the public of the activities of Qatar. The Tucson Unified

 

ustralia’s Special Forces troops Iraq bound for Islamic State fight stuck in UAE

Australia’s 200 Special Forces are stalled in the United Arab Emirates, awaiting legal clearance to kick off their mission assisting the Iraqi Security Forces in repelling the

 

Gulf proxy war: UAE seeks to further damage Qatar’s already tarnished image

Daily News Egypt 9 October 2014
By James M. Dorsey

The United Arab Emirates and Qatar are locked in a propaganda war with public relations agencies and front organisations as proxies that is backfiring on both Gulf

 

France most popular European travel destination for Muslims: report

Times LIVE 29 September 2014

France has emerged as the most desirable travel destination in Europe by Muslim tourists particularly among Malaysian travelers, according to a poll of travelers in the Middle

 

ISIS's 'emir of suicide bombers' raised $2million for 'military operations' from mystery Qatari donor, say US officials

Daily Mail 29 September 2014
By Sophie Jane Evans for MailOnline

The Islamic State's 'emir of suicide bombers' raised a staggering $2million for 'military operations' from a mystery Qatari donor, U.S. officials have said. Tunisian-born

 

Why Islamic rebel states always fail

National Post 29 September 2014
By David Motadel, The New York Times

In the last few years, there has been a dramatic rise of a seemingly new type of polity: the Islamic rebel state. Boko Haram in West Africa, the Shabab in East Africa, the

 

Gulf proxy war: UAE seeks to further damage Qatar's already tarnished image

The Huffington Post 29 September 2014
By By James M. Dorsey

The United Arab Emirates and Qatar are locked into a propaganda war with public relations agencies and front organizations as proxies that is backfiring on both Gulf

 

Murphy's Law: American Bases In Arabia

StrategyWorld. 29 September 2014

The military effort against ISIL is largely being conducted from bases in the Persian Gulf. A growing number of these bases are controlled, or were largely built by, the United

 

Saudi And UAE Join US In Launching First Strikes In Syria

Gulf Business 23 September 2014

The United States and Arab allies bombed Syria for the first time on Tuesday, killing dozens of Islamic State fighters and members of a separate al Qaeda-linked group, pursuing

 

Turkey may welcome Muslim Brotherhood brass after ouster from Qatar

FoxNews 22 September 2014
By Paul Alster

They're pariahs in much of the Middle East, but the Muslim Brotherhood may find the welcome mat in Turkey, a NATO ally that nonetheless seems unmoved by regional and western

 

Qatar-Gulf deal forces expulsion of Muslim Brotherhood leaders

The Guardian 18 September 2014
By Ian Black

Qatar has pledged to expel exiled leaders of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood as one of the conditions of an agreement forced on the wealthy Gulf state by Saudi Arabia, the United

 

Turkey could take in Muslim Brotherhood leaders ousted from Qatar, Erdogan says

The Globe and Mail 16 September 2014

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that Turkey’s military is working on plans to establish a "buffer zone” against Islamic militants, on the country’s borders with

 

Where Did the Islamic State Come From?

algemeiner 16 September 2014
By Abigail R. Esman

The simple answer – and the one you’ll hear most often – is that IS, or Islamic State (formerly ISIS) emerged out of al-Qaeda, gathering strength through the ongoing civil war

 

Dozens of Christians Arrested at Prayer Meeting in Saudi Arabia

answeringmuslims 16 September 2014

Dozens of Christians arrested at a prayer meeting in Saudi Arabia need America's help, according to a key lawmaker who is pressing the State Department on their behalf. Some

 

Congress goes after 'frenemies' Turkey, Qatar

Al-Monitor 11 September 2014

Congress delivered its staunchest warning to date on Sept. 9 that Turkey and Qatar could face financial and other penalties if they continue to support Hamas and other

 
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